About SSE

At SSE, our job is to provide the energy people need in a reliable and sustainable way. We're involved in producing, distributing and supplying electricity and gas and we provide other energy-related services as well. SSE is the only company listed on the London Stock Exchange involved in such a wide range of energy businesses.

SSE is involved in the generation, transmission, distribution and supply of electricity, in the production, storage, distribution and supply of gas and in other energy services.

Our Businesses


Our electricity networks transmit and distribute electricity to around 3.7 million businesses, offices and homes through some 130,000km of overhead lines and underground cables.

SGN’s gas networks distribute gas to around 5.7 million homes, offices and businesses via 75,000km of gas mains.


Our wholesale business comprises the production and storage of gas, the generation of electricity and energy portfolio management.

We are one of the UK's largest generators of electricity with around 11,600MW of generation capacity in total (UK and Ireland, correct at 31 March 2014) from the most diverse portfolio of power stations.


We are involved in the supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as electrical contracting to business and household customers.

We supply electricity and gas to around 9 million household and business accounts under our brands: SSE, Scottish Hydro, Southern Electric, SWALEC, Atlantic and Airtricity.


SSE Enterprise brings together four of SSE’s businesses: Contracting, Lighting, Utilities and Telecoms, supported by a dedicated centralised relationship management function, providing our customers with industry leading business to business essential services.

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